Instead of building your own backup solution or collocating with another data center for offsite data recovery, you can leverage the cloud for offsite backup and replication purposes. It’s appealing to many businesses because of the cloud’s consumption-based cost model. However, one size does not fit all, and cloud-based backup should be just one part of your overall data recovery strategy.

5 steps to approaching cloud-based backup in the data center

Read about the 5 steps you should follow to approach your data center’s cloud-based backup strategy.
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Ensuring uptime, managing performance, controlling energy costs and maintaining efficient use of equipment and floor space are the primary drivers behind monitoring your data center. Remote data center monitoring systems can alert personnel to any changes in the environment, so they can take quick action to remedy any issues. Learn more about the conditions you’ll want to watch for when configuring a data center monitoring system.

6 conditions to watch for when configuring a data center monitoring system

Learn about the 6 conditions you’ll want to watch for when configuring a data center monitoring system.
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As data breaches continue to make the headlines, better encryption is one of the ways to keep data safe and private in the data center. Learn about zero knowledge authentication and why you may want to make it a key component to your data center security protocol.

5 advantages (and 1 disadvantage) of zero knowledge authentication

Learn about zero knowledge authentication and why you may want to make it a key component to your data center security protocol.
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Podcast: Start your data replication and disaster recovery discussions today

Listen to this podcast to learn about the difference between data replication and disaster recovery, and how you can start the conversation with customers.
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Cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS) is the fastest growing segment of hybrid cloud services due its cost efficiencies and accessibility. Learn more about the numbers, drivers, challenges and recommendations around managing hybrid IT and the cloud. 

Hybrid IT and the cloud: 3 opportunities and 3 challenges

Learn more about the numbers, drivers, challenges and recommendations around managing hybrid IT and the cloud.
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According to Bisnow, the U.S. will need 4,000 more data centers by 2020. While choosing a data center location that meets your business needs is a complex decision requiring lots of analysis, here are the top five location factors and suggestions to help you get started.

Ideal spots to build a data center

Choosing a data center location that meets your business needs is a complex decision. Read about the top 5 location factors and suggestions to help you get started.
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According to CBS News, natural disasters cost the U.S. a record $306 billion in 2017. And the U.S. hurricane season in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans is now upon us, now through Nov. 30. Protecting your customers' information and company data, as well as maintaining server uptime, is critical. Will your data center withstand a natural disaster like a hurricane, tornado or earthquake to avoid server interruption and asset damage? Consider these strategies, whether you're building a data center from the ground up or looking at alternatives to strengthen your data center's posture.

Will your data center hold up in a hurricane, tornado or earthquake?

Will your data center hold up in a hurricane, tornado or earthquake? Consider these 5 strategies to strengthen your data center's posture.
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Demand is high for IT professionals with data center infrastructure certification training. If you want to learn more about designing, selecting, building and managing data center and cloud infrastructures, there’s a training program that’s right for you.

Find the data center certification training that’s right for you

Demand is high for IT professionals with data center infrastructure certification training. Learn more about the options that may be right for you.
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When it comes to helping your customers decide why they should buy, not build, their own data centers, there are three factors to consider augmenting or fully supporting their IT infrastructure needs.

3 factors to consider when buying, not building, a data center

Read about the three factors to consider when it comes to helping your customers decide why they should buy, not build, their own data centers.
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Do you think your data center’s impervious to a physical attack or a cyberattack? Think again. From the human element to the increasing number of global cyberattacks, your data center is vulnerable. The worldwide cost of cybercrime is estimated to reach $6 trillion annually by 2021, which means that it’s not about if your data center will be hacked, but when. Learn more about the top 5 reasons hackers love data centers.

The top 5 reasons hackers love data centers

It’s not about if your data center will be hacked, but when. Learn more about the top 5 reasons hackers love data centers.
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Late last year, Microsoft released new Azure Government capabilities for classified, mission-critical workloads. Then, earlier this year, Microsoft 365 brought the cloud to U.S. government environments to empower employees to be creative and work together securely. Learn more about these new options designed for government agencies.

5 new Microsoft Azure capabilities designed for government agencies

Learn about 5 new Microsoft Azure capabilities designed for government agencies and how they can help in the data center.
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